IDYLLIC ISLAND LIFESTYLE ON LONGBOAT KEY â€“ Incorporating the finest brands in luxury, this coastal inspired design was constructed in 2014 by TODD JOHNSTON, a legend in home building known for a commitment to quality as well as fine design elements. The floorplan, incorporating a central veranda, has marble tile floors with indoor/outdoor capabilities including a retractable screen wall which opens to the pool, spa and firepit terrace. A built-in grill takes the cooking out of doors while generous seating and dining area make it an all-season room. A step up to the great room and superbly appointed kitchen offers...a variety of entertaining possibilities. A freeform granite topped island with prep sink and generous seating is perfect for informal meals or an audience for the chef. A suite of Viking gas appliances includes a six-burner professional stove and custom artisan cabinetry. Wine coolers tall and smaller display coveted vintages. The wet bar is accessible to both dining room and kitchen/great room. Recessed ceilings faced with custom Autumn Maple beadboard artfully define areas of dining, kitchen and great rooms adding rich wood tones. The gracious master suite with wood plank/tile overlooks and has access to the pool, separate tub and walk-in shower, outfitted walk-in closets. A beautifully crafted den with library shelving is close by. A guest â€œCasitaâ€?, one bedroom, one bath, walk-in closet and separate access from exterior of main house opens to the pool and is convenient to a one car garage. For additional details on the guest suites with â€œfamily roomâ€?, please see attachments to listing. The neighborhood of Triton Bend/Neptune has a beach access across Gulf of Mexico Drive to a remarkable stretch of white sand beach. The access feels private as it blends into the vegetation. It is approximately 300 yards from this property. Public tennis courts, Town Offices, Churches and Synagogue, Shopping Center with a Publix and CVS are close , literally minutes from the property. Sidewalks and a bicycle lane run nearly the length of the island. A wealth of restaurants both casual and fine dining lure patrons to their specialties. The dog-friendly park is a big favorite. We are famous for our annual Fourth of July Parade where participants and dogs wear costumes and march along the shortest parade route in the US, under a shady hammock of Banyan Trees along with Fire Engines and Law Enforcement vehicles. The proximity to the Longboat Key Club and superb amenities including tennis and pickle ball courts, two golf courses, pro shops, fitness center, several dining venues on the Gulf , Bay and Marina. Longboat Key Moorings noted as the second largest deepwater marina in Florida offers condominium slips accommodating large craft. Membership to the Longboat Key Club offers a variety of social events, Tournaments and special interest pursuits.
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